When a person is in a stressful situation, anxiety can manifest itself a lot of different ways: shaking, pacing, fidgeting, blushing – the list goes on. Similarly, animals also exhibit signs of stress, but they often vary from human behaviors. When exposed to a potentially anxiety-inducing situation – like a visit to the veterinarian – […]
If your pet needs to make a trip outside for work, potty, or play, do what you can to limit their time outdoors in the extreme cold. Also take into consideration your dog’s breed, typical environment, and other environmental factors.
Vestibular disease is a common condition in dogs and cats that is very similar to vertigo in humans. An inner ear imbalance can cause incoordination, turning, leaning, or even falling and rolling.
Labeled as “xylitol” within the ingredients list for most products, the same plant-derived substance can also be identified as “birch sugar” or “birch sap” in others.
Imagine how your teeth would look and feel if you didn’t brush them for years – or even for just a couple of weeks. Your pet’s teeth are no different.
The very ingredients of summertime fun for people often cause anxiety, fear and illness in pets. It’s important for owners to understand summertime hazards for pets and to take steps that will help keep companion animals safe, healthy and happy.
If your dog is getting up there in age, it’s important to be on the lookout for signs of canine cognitive dysfunction syndrome and see your veterinarian if you notice any changes.
Throughout spring and early summer, the emergency and urgent care service sees on average two to four cases per week of puppies with parvovirus, a virus that can be easily avoided by regularly vaccinating your dog.
Just as in humans, neurological problems in animals can be caused by a reaction to medication, hereditary disorders, infection or trauma.